Large insects in general tend to give me the shivers (yeah, yeah, not a very manly…

Large insects in general tend to give me the shivers (yeah, yeah, not a very manly thing to admit), but this is pretty cool.

(though I'm glad to be watching it from the safety of my computer screen!)  😛

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Giant, awesome ‘tree lobster’ survived 80 years in hiding
The Lord Howe Island stick insect, which you see hatching above, looking like an alien struggling out of a human torso, will grow to the size of your hand. It’s also called a “tree lobs…

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7 Comments

  • June 11, 2012 - 04:49 | Permalink

    interessting thanks for sharing

  • June 11, 2012 - 08:56 | Permalink

    I saw a giant mukade smeared all over the sidewalk the other day. It was disgusting, but fascinating at the same time. No pics though, it was giving me the heebie-jeebies.

  • June 11, 2012 - 17:47 | Permalink

    Impressive and in a strange way beautiful, thanks for sharing 🙂

  • June 11, 2012 - 22:40 | Permalink

    I had to look up "mukade" +Joanne Yu – brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr….
    I used to like bugs when I was a kid, but now… yes, heebie-jeebies is very apt! (^^;

  • June 11, 2012 - 22:41 | Permalink

    Thanks +Vanda Foster Silva !  Yes, despite the heebie-jeebies I get, it was in a strange way beautiful 🙂

  • June 12, 2012 - 15:07 | Permalink

    Wow, I've never seen a stick insect hatch, thanks for sharing :o)

  • June 13, 2012 - 04:07 | Permalink

    Thanks +michelle vitard !  Good to see you again 🙂

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